The Craftworkers’ Guild Opens the Spring Craft Shop, May 2nd through May 11th

The Craftworkers’ Guild announces this year’s Spring Craft Shop, which will take place from Thursday, May 2nd through Saturday, May 11th at the historic Kendall House, Bedford, NH. Just in time for Mother’s Day and other spring events, the seasonal shop will be open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Over 50 Guild member artisans and craftspeople are participating in this year’s Spring Craft Shop. “The Craftworkers’ Guild offers a whole new meaning to “buy local” says member and glassworker Betsy Houde. “Everything in the shop is handcrafted by artists and artisans right in our own back yard.”

The Craftworkers’ Guild is proud to offer our customers a wide variety of high quality crafts. Work presented in the Spring Craft Shop is juried by the Guild to maintain a high standard of unique, best quality offerings. Many items are one-of-a-kind and include seasonal décor, photography, fine art and prints, cards, gourmet treats, woodworking, fiber and fabric, sewn and knitted specialties, stained and fused glass art, mixed media, jewelry in several medias, doll clothes and more.

The Guild will also hold Gourmet and Goodie weekends with homemade items for sale in the Spring Shop on the weekend of May 4th and 5th and on Saturday May 11th .

The Spring Craft Shop takes place in the historic Kendall House at 5 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH, located behind the Bedford Public Library. Parking is free and plentiful. Visit our website www.craftworkersguild.org or Facebook for updates and a sampling of crafts.

The Craftworkers’ Guild is one of the oldest craft organizations in New Hampshire. As a non-profit organization, the Guild strives to bring together people who share an appreciation for handcrafts and fine art. Promoting excellence and fostering support for the development of its members as skilled and successful artisans and craftspeople remains the Guild purpose. Members are drawn to this opportunity to network and help enhance the understanding and enjoyment of arts and crafts in the community and region. Seasonal shop events take place three times a year- in the spring, fall and holiday seasons. The Guild participates in other community events throughout the year as well, and as a member of NH Made, participates in the annual November “Open Doors” shop touring weekend. A portion of the shop proceeds benefits the Guild’s education fund, which offers programs open to the public, and provides grants to public schools for arts and crafts programs that enrich the curriculum.

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